Jan 15, 2013 1:00pm PST
that will be hard to pass. we'll hear part of oprah winfrey's reaction to lance armstrong's confession. plus, an exclusive look inside a lab that could save your life. see how close we are to a super vaccine to keep you from getting the flu for years. wolf blitzer's off today. i'm joe johns. you're in "the situation room." we begin now with a guessing game about what is in president obama's so called comprehensive proposals to cut down on gun violence. the president and vice president are set to unveil their plans tomorrow and even though officials are trying to keep the deal under wraps, we already know what is in the plan. jessica yellin has been working her sources and joins us live now. what do you know? >> joe, today vice president biden delivered his plan to the president just a month after the newtown shootings and among the top recommendations that the president will unveil tomorrow we're told are enhanced background checks for gun sales of all kinds. the president has outlined two types of paths forward for the president. he has told legislators that he is going to give the presiden
Jan 16, 2013 7:00am PST
's quite a cover of "time" magazine. >>> now, to the latest on lance armstrong and the fallout after his admission to oprah, that he doped to win the tour de france and other races during his cycling career. well, now, this morning, there are new allegations of rule-breaking from people close to armstrong. people that also claimed that armstrong wronged them. abc's neal karlinsky has the story. >> reporter: on the internet today, they're changing those famous yellow wristbands from livestrong to liestrong. one measure of fallout from lance armstrong's tell-all oprah moment. >> we agreed that there would be no conditions on this interview. >> reporter: where he will explain why he used performance-enhancing drugs. >> we were mesmerized and riveted by some of his answers. he certainly had prepared himself for this moment. >> reporter: a moment armstrong's former personal assistant says he never saw coming. mike anderson is speaking out to abc news from new zealand, in his first televised interview. >> he made the mistakes. but there were guys behind the scenes who built him up, who sold th
Jan 19, 2013 5:00am PST
'agata in london. thank you, charlie. >>> disgraced cyclist lance armstrong's extended confession to oprah winfrey about using ee illicit drugs for years wrapped up last people that supported me and believed in me and they got lied to. >> part two of lance armstrong's conversation with oprah winfrey focused more on his personal life and the impact of his lies on those closest to him. >> i saw my son defending me. i said don't defend me anymore. some kid says something, do not defend me. just say, hey, my dad said he was sorry. >> but sorry may not be enough. for many armstrong's confession opened up a host of other questions. how were these drugs obtained? how were they distributed? how were they carried across state lines? bill string land has been covering bicycling for two decades. he thinks the cycling world wants more. >> we got a lot of it. it was big for armstrong to admit to that much but now we need details. >> those could comfy armstrong testifies before doping officials or in one of the numerous lawsuits former sponsors are now threatening to file. for cbv
Jan 19, 2013 9:00am PST
. lance armstrong. >> i'm definitely going with lance armstrong. someone who made washington look good, both democrats and republicans if only by comparison to lance armstrong. i didn't. i didn't, oh, wait, yes, i did. >> susan, and all of the whip in new york, and good to see you all. thank you so much. >> that is a wrap of this "weekends with alex witt" edition and i'll see you back here tomorrow at 12:30 eastern after chuck todd's coverage of the private swearing in. we'll see you tomorrow. i tuned it all out. with unitedhealthcare, i get information that matters... my individual health profile. not random statistics. they even reward me for addressing my health risks. so i'm doing fine... but she's still going to give me a heart attack. we're more than 78,000 people looking out for more than 70 million americans. that's health in numbers. unitedhealthcare. shh! [ coughs ] shh! [ breathes deeply, wind blows ] this feels cool. [ male announcer ] halls. let the cool in.